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Milad Malekzadeh

ADVR / Learning and Interaction

Address Via Morego, 30
City Genoa ZIP Code 16163
Country Italy
Phone +39 010 71781 481
Mobile Phone +39 349 4486876
Fax +39 010 71781 232
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I am a PhD student at Advanced Robotics (ADVR) Lab at iit. My research interests are machine learning especially unsupervised learning algorithms and their application in Medical Robotics.


STIFF-FLOP project

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

Malekzadeh, M.S., Calinon, S., Bruno, D. and Caldwell, D.G. (2014). Learning by Imitation with the STIFF-FLOP Surgical Robot: A Biomimetic Approach Inspired by Octopus Movements. Robotics and Biomimetics, Special Issue on Medical Robotics (Springer). alt
Calinon, S. and Bruno, D. and Malekzadeh, M. S. and Nanayakkara, T. and Caldwell, D. G. (2014). Human-robot skills transfer interfaces for a flexible surgical robot. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. alt

Conference Papers

Malekzadeh, M. S., Calinon, S. and Bruno, D. and Caldwell, D. G. (2014). A Skill Transfer Approach for Continuum Robots - Imitation of Octopus Reaching Motion with the STIFF-FLOP Robot. AAAI 2014 Fall Symposium Series, Arlington, Virginia. alt
Malekzadeh, M.S., Bruno, D., Calinon, S., Nanayakkara, T. and Caldwell, D.G. (2013). Skills transfer across dissimilar robots by learning context-dependent rewards. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Intl Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).


Older Punlications

M. Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, H. Behnam, “Ultrasound field simulation for array transducers based on impulse response calculation", Electronic Journal “Technical Acoustics”,, 2008, 10.

M. Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, H. Behnam, “Calculation of ultrasonic field from impulse Stimulation (Spatial Impulse Response) for  array transducers and compare it with existing software”, Accepted and Presented on 15th Iranian Conference on Electrical engineering (ICEE 2007), Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran, 17th May 2007

M. Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, H. Behnam , “Software of ultrasound field simulation for array transducers based on impulse response calculation”, Accepted and Presented on 17th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2008), MILAD Hospital, Tehran, Iran, 13th Feb. 2008



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